Sally Getchel

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ChartsAncestors of Harriet Hanson Robinson
Sally Getchel, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), is said to have died "very old" in Vasselboro, Maine, with some of her children. No contemporary record has been found of this, the sole source being the HHR genealogy book.1

Sally married John Hanson, son of John Hanson and Phebe Austin.2

The probate of John Hanson's estate names her as Abigail, and there is an Abigail Hanson in the 1810 census for Milton.3


John Hanson b. 27 Nov 1746, d. 1803
This person was last edited on22 Feb 2020


  1. [S2139] Harriet Hanson Robinson, Genealogy Book, Photocopy of research notes, Gregory Cooke, Clarkdale, Arizona, 25.
  2. [S78] Claudia L. Bushman, "A Good Poor Man's Wife": Being a Chronicle of Harriet Hanson Robinson and Her Family in Nineteenth Century New England (Hanover and London: University Press of New England, 1981), 8, further cited as Bushman, A Good Poor Man's Wife.
  3. [S1143] United States Census for 1810, Third Census of the United States, Stafford Co., New Hampshire, Milton, sheet 722, Abigail Hanson, age 45 and above; (, digital images by subscription (Provo, Utah: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005); original data: National Archives and Records Administration micropublication M252, 71 rolls, roll 25.
  4. [S2053] Robert Charles Anderson, George F. Sanborn Jr. and Melinde Lutz Sanborn, The Great Migration: Immigrants To New England, 1634-1635 (7 vols., Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1999-2011), 2:27-35 (John, Samuel Gatchell), further cited as Anderson, et al., The Great Migration.